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Bloomin' Brands vs. Darden Restaurants - Which Would You Rather Invest In?

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 13:55

Between restaurant brand powerhouses Bloomin’ Brands (NASDAQ: BLMN ) and Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI ) can be found some of the most ubiquitous restaurant chains in the United States. Bloomin’ is home ...

Short Interest Generally Wanes in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:20

The short interest data for the final two weeks of February is out, and the results are somewhat surprising when it comes to the top high-yield safe dividends out there. Some of the changes were substantial, ...

3D Printing Sector Still Attractive to Short Sellers

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:15

We continue to track the short interest changes in the primary 3D printer and services companies. The following information is based on data reported for the period ended February 28, 2014. Short interest ...

BioMarin, Medivation Buck Biotech Short Interest Trend (BIIB, BMRN, MDVN)

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:01

Short interest in most of the leading biotech and emerging pharmaceutical companies declined between the February 14 and February 28 settlement dates. But Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB ), BioMarin Pharmaceutical ...

UPDATE: Bank of America Downgrades DiamondRock Hospitality on Relative Valuation

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:57

In a report published Wednesday, Bank of America analyst Andrew G. Didora downgraded the rating on DiamondRock Hospitality (NYSE: DRH ) from Neutral to Underperform, but reiterated the $13.00 price target. ...

UBS High-Yielding Dividend Ruler Stocks Raising Dividends Now

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:30

The analysts at UBS expect S&P 500 dividends to grow at least 12% this year. The UBS Dividend Ruler stocks list is one of the research reports that 24/7 Wall St. keeps close tabs on for additions, deletions ...

TPG Specialty Lending Announces 7M Share Initial Public Offering on NYSE

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 07:50

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (“TSL”) announced that it plans to make an initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock. TSL also plans to grant the underwriters an overallotment option ...

UPDATE: Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Upgrades Hercules Technology Growth Capital on Recent Price Decline

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 07:46

In a report published Wednesday, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods analyst Greg Mason upgraded the rating on Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE: HTGC ) from Market Perform to Outperform, and reiterated the ...

Candy Crush Maker IPO Already Beating Zynga Valuation

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 07:35

Wednesday, the makers of the popular smartphone game Candy Crush Saga filed for an initial public offering. Dublin-based King Digital Entertainment plans to offer more than 22 million shares, priced at ...

NASDAQ Announces 7.272B Shares Short as of Feb 28 vs 7.265B Shares Short as of Feb 14

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 16:19

At the end of the settlement date of February 28, 2014, short interest in 2,175 NASDAQ Global MarketSM securities totaled 7,272,486,663 shares compared with 7,264,979,104 shares in 2,175 Global Market ...

How To Follow The Private Equity Money Into The Energy Sector

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 16:18

One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to track the activities of private equity firms. These investment funds tend to be ...

Market Pundits Disagree On Battleground Apple Stock

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:41

Shares of Apple have been stuck in a trading range for the past three months after recovering a portion of its 2012 losses. Investors and market pundits have been debating the Apple story, questioning ...

Mid-Day Market Update: Men's Wearhouse To Acquire Jos. A. Bank For $65/Share; Myriad Shares Slip

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:42

Midway through trading Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.30 percent to 16,369.34while the NASDAQ tumbled 0.17 percent to 4,327.24. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.34 percent to 1,870.74. Leading and Lagging ...

Chugging Along: Winnebago And Other Top RV Stocks

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:25

An article on Benzinga recently pointed out how the growing economy and the retirement of baby boomers have led to a resurgence in the recreational vehicle industry . Poised to benefit from this comeback ...

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Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Edge Lower; American Eagle Issues Weak Profit Forecast

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:23

Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.11 percent to 16,400.19 while the NASDAQ tumbled 0.01 percent to 4,334.13. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.10 percent to 1,875.25. Leading and ...

Jarden Corporation Announces Proposed Private Offering of $600M Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 07:33

Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH ) (the "Company") today announced that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer $600 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Subordinated ...

Zoe’s Kitchen Files for IPO

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 16:25

Zoe’s Kitchen is coming public. The casual dining restaurant chain has filed its paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct an initial public offering. Filing amounts may change by ...

A Look Into Some Of Carl Icahn's Top Stock Picks

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 14:34

Activist Investor Carl Icahn rattled the cage again last week at eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY ), one of his top stock picks at the moment, along with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ), Herbalife (NYSE: HLF ) and Netflix (NASDAQ: ...

Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For March 10

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 09:37

Here's a look at the top tickers trending on Plug Power: No pulling the plug on this bull run Investors continue to buy in to the notion that fuel cell companies such as Plug Power (NASDAQ: ...

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